Cat No: 5564856

Over-Nite Sensation turns 50 years old. An absolute classic. For some a gateway to Zappa, a place to start along with the following 1974 release Apostrophe(‘). It was also the first album by Zappa to be released in Quadraphonic surround sound. The album signaled a change in musical direction for The Mothers, with Frank handling the bulk of the lead vocals and being the only guitar player.  It was a new band, a new sound and eventually the album went gold. Over the years, almost every song on Over-Nite Sensation would go on to become live staples and fan favorites. 50 years on, the album is still one of the highlights of the Zappa catalog and a consistent seller.

To celebrate this iconic album, we present a 4CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe showcasing 88 total tracks with 57 unreleased tracks & mixes. Featuring the 2012 remaster of the original album by Bob Ludwig along with additional unreleased masters, highlights and mix outtakes from the original 1973 sessions mastered by John Polito. Also included are two unreleased live recordings from 1973 showcasing the same band that recorded the album, one from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and the other recorded at Cobo Hall in Detroit. The Blu-ray contains the album newly re-mixed in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 surround by Karma Auger and Erich Gobel at Studio1LA, Zappa’s original 4-channel Quadraphonic mix (available for the first time since 1973), and the Hi-Res stereo 2012 remaster at 192K24B and 96K24B. The package features unseen photos from the album cover shoot along with liner notes and essays by Mark Smotroff and Vaultmeister Joe Travers.

Along with the 4CD+Blu-ray box, there are also two vinyl editions: a 2LP 45rpm 180-gram black audiophile vinyl and a 3LP Deluxe Edition color vinyl. The album is cut at 45 rpm from the original analog tape by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in 2023 on both vinyl editions. The 3LP Deluxe Edition contains a third disc cut at 33-1/3 rpm with 35 minutes of bonus tracks from the box set and all 3 LPs will be pressed on clear vinyl with 4-color splatter. Both vinyl editions feature a bonus 24”x12” poster of the complete cover art.

4CD + Blu-Ray Super Deluxe

Over-Nite Sensation turns 50 years old. To celebrate this iconic album, we present a 4CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe showcasing 88 total tracks with 57 unreleased tracks & mixes. Featuring the 2012 remaster of the original album by Bob Ludwig along with additional masters, highlights and mix outtakes from the original 1973 sessions mastered by John Polito. Also included are live recordings from 1973 showcasing the same band that recorded the album, one from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and the other recorded at Cobo Hall in Detroit. The Blu-ray contains the album newly re-mixed in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 surround by Karma Auger and Erich Gobel at Studio1LA, Zappa’s original 4-channel Quadraphonic mix (available for the first time since 1973), and the Hi-Res stereo 2012 remaster at 192K24B and 96K24B. The package features unseen photos from the album cover shoot along with liner notes and essays by Mark Smotroff and Vaultmeister Joe Travers.

2LP (45 rpm Edition)

The 2LP 180-gram black audiophile vinyl reissue features the album cut at 45 rpm for the first time ever from the original analog tape by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in 2023 and a bonus 24” x 12” poster of the complete cover art.

 Tracklists

4CD + Blu-Ray Super Deluxe

CD 1: Over-Nite Sensation – The Album

  1. Camarillo Brillo
  2. I’m The Slime
  3. Dirty Love
  4. Fifty-Fifty
  5. Zomby Woof
  6. Dinah-Moe Humm
  7. Montana

CD 1: Bonus Session Masters * Previously unreleased

  1. Wonderful Wino (Complete Edit)*
  2. Inca Roads (1973 Version, 2023 Mix)*
  3. RDNZL (1973 Mix)*
  4. For The Young Sophisticate (Dolby EQ Copy)
  5. I’m The Slime (Single Version)
  6. Montana (Single Edit with Intro)

CD 1: Bonus Vault Sensations * Previously unreleased

  1. Inca Roads (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
  2. RDNZL (Take 2)*
  3. X-Forts (Echidna’s Arf (of You))*

CD 2: Bonus Vault Sensations * Previously unreleased

  1. Camarillo Brillo (Alternate Mix)*
  2. Face Down (I’m The Slime – Demo)*
  3. I’m The Slime (Basic Track Outtake)*
  4. Dirty Love (Session Rehearsal)*
  5. Dirty Love (with Quad Guitar)*
  6. Fifty-Fifty – Pipe Organ Intro Improvisations*
  7. Fifty-Fifty (Basic Tracks, Take 7)*
  8. Dinah-Moe Humm (Session Rehearsal)*
  9. Dinah-Moe Humm (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
  10. Montana (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*

CD 2: Live in Hollywood, California, Hollywood Palladium – March 23, 1973 * Previously unreleased

  1. Montana*
  2. Dupree’s Paradise (Intro)*
  3. Dupree’s Paradise*

CD 3: Live in Hollywood, California, Hollywood Palladium – March 23, 1973 * Previously unreleased

  1. Cosmik Debris*
  2. “The Dynamic Sal Marquez!”*
  3. Big Swifty*
  4. “…The Successor to Willie The Pimp”*
  5. The Curse Of The Zomboids (I’m The Slime)*
  6. Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing?*
  7. FZ & The Percussion Section*
  8. Palladium Jam – Part 1*
  9. Palladium Jam – Part 2*

CD 4: Live in Detroit, Michigan, Cobo Hall – May 12, 1973 * Previously unreleased

  1. Cobo Hall ’73 Band Intros and Sound Check*
  2. Exercise #4*
  3. Dog Breath*
  4. The Dog Breath Variations*
  5. Uncle Meat*
  6. Fifty-Fifty*
  7. Inca Roads*
  8. FZ Introduces the Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow Medley*
  9. Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow*
  10. Nanook Rubs It*
  11. St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast*
  12. Father O’Blivion*
  13. St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast (Reprise)*
  14. Join The March*
  15. Cosmik Debris*
  16. Medley: King Kong/Chunga’s Revenge/Son Of Mr. Green Genes*

BLU-RAY AUDIO: Over-Nite Sensation – The Album

  1. Camarillo Brillo
  2. I’m The Slime
  3. Dirty Love
  4. Fifty-Fifty
  5. Zomby Woof
  6. Dinah-Moe Humm
  7. Montana

2LP (45 rpm Edition)

LP One – Side 1

  1. Camarillo Brillo
  2. I’m The Slime

LP One – Side 2

  1. Dirty Love
  2. Fifty-Fifty

LP Two – Side 3

  1. Zomby Woof
  2. Dinah-Moe Humm

LP Two – Side 4

  1. Montana

Over-Nite Sensation (50th Anniversary Edition)

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Cat No: 5564856

Over-Nite Sensation turns 50 years old. An absolute classic. For some a gateway to Zappa, a place to start along with the following 1974 release Apostrophe(‘). It was also the first album by Zappa to be released in Quadraphonic surround sound. The album signaled a change in musical direction for The Mothers, with Frank handling the bulk of the lead vocals and being the only guitar player.  It was a new band, a new sound and eventually the album went gold. Over the years, almost every song on Over-Nite Sensation would go on to become live staples and fan favorites. 50 years on, the album is still one of the highlights of the Zappa catalog and a consistent seller. 

To celebrate this iconic album, we present a 4CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe showcasing 88 total tracks with 57 unreleased tracks & mixes. Featuring the 2012 remaster of the original album by Bob Ludwig along with additional unreleased masters, highlights and mix outtakes from the original 1973 sessions mastered by John Polito. Also included are two unreleased live recordings from 1973 showcasing the same band that recorded the album, one from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and the other recorded at Cobo Hall in Detroit. The Blu-ray contains the album newly re-mixed in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 surround by Karma Auger and Erich Gobel at Studio1LA, Zappa’s original 4-channel Quadraphonic mix (available for the first time since 1973), and the Hi-Res stereo 2012 remaster at 192K24B and 96K24B. The package features unseen photos from the album cover shoot along with liner notes and essays by Mark Smotroff and Vaultmeister Joe Travers.

Along with the 4CD+Blu-ray box, there are also two vinyl editions: a 2LP 45rpm 180-gram black audiophile vinyl and a 3LP Deluxe Edition color vinyl. The album is cut at 45 rpm from the original analog tape by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in 2023 on both vinyl editions. The 3LP Deluxe Edition contains a third disc cut at 33-1/3 rpm with 35 minutes of bonus tracks from the box set and all 3 LPs will be pressed on clear vinyl with 4-color splatter. Both vinyl editions feature a bonus 24”x12” poster of the complete cover art.

4CD + Blu-Ray Super Deluxe

Over-Nite Sensation turns 50 years old. To celebrate this iconic album, we present a 4CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe showcasing 88 total tracks with 57 unreleased tracks & mixes. Featuring the 2012 remaster of the original album by Bob Ludwig along with additional masters, highlights and mix outtakes from the original 1973 sessions mastered by John Polito. Also included are live recordings from 1973 showcasing the same band that recorded the album, one from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and the other recorded at Cobo Hall in Detroit. The Blu-ray contains the album newly re-mixed in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 surround by Karma Auger and Erich Gobel at Studio1LA, Zappa’s original 4-channel Quadraphonic mix (available for the first time since 1973), and the Hi-Res stereo 2012 remaster at 192K24B and 96K24B. The package features unseen photos from the album cover shoot along with liner notes and essays by Mark Smotroff and Vaultmeister Joe Travers.

2LP (45 rpm Edition)

The 2LP 180-gram black audiophile vinyl reissue features the album cut at 45 rpm for the first time ever from the original analog tape by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in 2023 and a bonus 24” x 12” poster of the complete cover art.

 Tracklists
4CD + Blu-Ray Super Deluxe
CD 1: Over-Nite Sensation - The Album
Camarillo Brillo
I’m The Slime
Dirty Love
Fifty-Fifty
Zomby Woof
Dinah-Moe Humm
Montana
CD 1: Bonus Session Masters * Previously unreleased
Wonderful Wino (Complete Edit)*
Inca Roads (1973 Version, 2023 Mix)*
RDNZL (1973 Mix)*
For The Young Sophisticate (Dolby EQ Copy)
I’m The Slime (Single Version)
Montana (Single Edit with Intro)
CD 1: Bonus Vault Sensations * Previously unreleased
Inca Roads (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
RDNZL (Take 2)*
X-Forts (Echidna’s Arf (of You))*
CD 2: Bonus Vault Sensations * Previously unreleased
Camarillo Brillo (Alternate Mix)*
Face Down (I’m The Slime - Demo)*
I’m The Slime (Basic Track Outtake)*
Dirty Love (Session Rehearsal)*
Dirty Love (with Quad Guitar)*
Fifty-Fifty – Pipe Organ Intro Improvisations*
Fifty-Fifty (Basic Tracks, Take 7)*
Dinah-Moe Humm (Session Rehearsal)*
Dinah-Moe Humm (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
Montana (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
CD 2: Live in Hollywood, California, Hollywood Palladium – March 23, 1973 * Previously unreleased
Montana*
Dupree’s Paradise (Intro)*
Dupree’s Paradise*
CD 3: Live in Hollywood, California, Hollywood Palladium – March 23, 1973 * Previously unreleased
Cosmik Debris*
“The Dynamic Sal Marquez!”*
Big Swifty*
“…The Successor to Willie The Pimp”*
The Curse Of The Zomboids (I’m The Slime)*
Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing?*
FZ & The Percussion Section*
Palladium Jam - Part 1*
Palladium Jam - Part 2*
CD 4: Live in Detroit, Michigan, Cobo Hall – May 12, 1973 * Previously unreleased
Cobo Hall ’73 Band Intros and Sound Check*
Exercise #4*
Dog Breath*
The Dog Breath Variations*
Uncle Meat*
Fifty-Fifty*
Inca Roads*
FZ Introduces the Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow Medley*
Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow*
Nanook Rubs It*
St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast*
Father O’Blivion*
St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast (Reprise)*
Join The March*
Cosmik Debris*
Medley: King Kong/Chunga’s Revenge/Son Of Mr. Green Genes*
BLU-RAY AUDIO: Over-Nite Sensation - The Album
Camarillo Brillo
I’m The Slime
Dirty Love
Fifty-Fifty
Zomby Woof
Dinah-Moe Humm
Montana
2LP (45 rpm Edition)
LP One – Side 1
Camarillo Brillo
I’m The Slime
LP One – Side 2
Dirty Love
Fifty-Fifty
LP Two – Side 3
Zomby Woof
Dinah-Moe Humm
LP Two – Side 4
Montana

Cat No: 5564857

Over-Nite Sensation turns 50 years old. An absolute classic. For some a gateway to Zappa, a place to start along with the following 1974 release Apostrophe(‘). It was also the first album by Zappa to be released in Quadraphonic surround sound. The album signaled a change in musical direction for The Mothers, with Frank handling the bulk of the lead vocals and being the only guitar player.  It was a new band, a new sound and eventually the album went gold. Over the years, almost every song on Over-Nite Sensation would go on to become live staples and fan favorites. 50 years on, the album is still one of the highlights of the Zappa catalog and a consistent seller. 

To celebrate this iconic album, we present a 4CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe showcasing 88 total tracks with 57 unreleased tracks & mixes. Featuring the 2012 remaster of the original album by Bob Ludwig along with additional unreleased masters, highlights and mix outtakes from the original 1973 sessions mastered by John Polito. Also included are two unreleased live recordings from 1973 showcasing the same band that recorded the album, one from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and the other recorded at Cobo Hall in Detroit. The Blu-ray contains the album newly re-mixed in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 surround by Karma Auger and Erich Gobel at Studio1LA, Zappa’s original 4-channel Quadraphonic mix (available for the first time since 1973), and the Hi-Res stereo 2012 remaster at 192K24B and 96K24B. The package features unseen photos from the album cover shoot along with liner notes and essays by Mark Smotroff and Vaultmeister Joe Travers.

Along with the 4CD+Blu-ray box, there are also two vinyl editions: a 2LP 45rpm 180-gram black audiophile vinyl and a 3LP Deluxe Edition color vinyl. The album is cut at 45 rpm from the original analog tape by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in 2023 on both vinyl editions. The 3LP Deluxe Edition contains a third disc cut at 33-1/3 rpm with 35 minutes of bonus tracks from the box set and all 3 LPs will be pressed on clear vinyl with 4-color splatter. Both vinyl editions feature a bonus 24”x12” poster of the complete cover art.

4CD + Blu-Ray Super Deluxe

Over-Nite Sensation turns 50 years old. To celebrate this iconic album, we present a 4CD + 1 Blu-ray Audio Super Deluxe showcasing 88 total tracks with 57 unreleased tracks & mixes. Featuring the 2012 remaster of the original album by Bob Ludwig along with additional masters, highlights and mix outtakes from the original 1973 sessions mastered by John Polito. Also included are live recordings from 1973 showcasing the same band that recorded the album, one from the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles and the other recorded at Cobo Hall in Detroit. The Blu-ray contains the album newly re-mixed in Dolby Atmos and 5.1 surround by Karma Auger and Erich Gobel at Studio1LA, Zappa’s original 4-channel Quadraphonic mix (available for the first time since 1973), and the Hi-Res stereo 2012 remaster at 192K24B and 96K24B. The package features unseen photos from the album cover shoot along with liner notes and essays by Mark Smotroff and Vaultmeister Joe Travers.

2LP (45 rpm Edition)

The 2LP 180-gram black audiophile vinyl reissue features the album cut at 45 rpm for the first time ever from the original analog tape by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering in 2023 and a bonus 24” x 12” poster of the complete cover art.

 Tracklists
4CD + Blu-Ray Super Deluxe
CD 1: Over-Nite Sensation - The Album
Camarillo Brillo
I’m The Slime
Dirty Love
Fifty-Fifty
Zomby Woof
Dinah-Moe Humm
Montana
CD 1: Bonus Session Masters * Previously unreleased
Wonderful Wino (Complete Edit)*
Inca Roads (1973 Version, 2023 Mix)*
RDNZL (1973 Mix)*
For The Young Sophisticate (Dolby EQ Copy)
I’m The Slime (Single Version)
Montana (Single Edit with Intro)
CD 1: Bonus Vault Sensations * Previously unreleased
Inca Roads (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
RDNZL (Take 2)*
X-Forts (Echidna’s Arf (of You))*
CD 2: Bonus Vault Sensations * Previously unreleased
Camarillo Brillo (Alternate Mix)*
Face Down (I’m The Slime - Demo)*
I’m The Slime (Basic Track Outtake)*
Dirty Love (Session Rehearsal)*
Dirty Love (with Quad Guitar)*
Fifty-Fifty – Pipe Organ Intro Improvisations*
Fifty-Fifty (Basic Tracks, Take 7)*
Dinah-Moe Humm (Session Rehearsal)*
Dinah-Moe Humm (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
Montana (Bolic Take-Home Mix)*
CD 2: Live in Hollywood, California, Hollywood Palladium – March 23, 1973 * Previously unreleased
Montana*
Dupree’s Paradise (Intro)*
Dupree’s Paradise*
CD 3: Live in Hollywood, California, Hollywood Palladium – March 23, 1973 * Previously unreleased
Cosmik Debris*
“The Dynamic Sal Marquez!”*
Big Swifty*
“…The Successor to Willie The Pimp”*
The Curse Of The Zomboids (I’m The Slime)*
Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing?*
FZ & The Percussion Section*
Palladium Jam - Part 1*
Palladium Jam - Part 2*
CD 4: Live in Detroit, Michigan, Cobo Hall – May 12, 1973 * Previously unreleased
Cobo Hall ’73 Band Intros and Sound Check*
Exercise #4*
Dog Breath*
The Dog Breath Variations*
Uncle Meat*
Fifty-Fifty*
Inca Roads*
FZ Introduces the Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow Medley*
Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow*
Nanook Rubs It*
St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast*
Father O’Blivion*
St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast (Reprise)*
Join The March*
Cosmik Debris*
Medley: King Kong/Chunga’s Revenge/Son Of Mr. Green Genes*
BLU-RAY AUDIO: Over-Nite Sensation - The Album
Camarillo Brillo
I’m The Slime
Dirty Love
Fifty-Fifty
Zomby Woof
Dinah-Moe Humm
Montana
2LP (45 rpm Edition)
LP One – Side 1
Camarillo Brillo
I’m The Slime
LP One – Side 2
Dirty Love
Fifty-Fifty
LP Two – Side 3
Zomby Woof
Dinah-Moe Humm
LP Two – Side 4
Montana

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Genre:Rock Record Label:UMR Release Date:17/11/2023
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